Kristine Stanley is a care coordinator with the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at USC. Prior to this, she was the director of women veterans outreach at National Veterans Foundation, where she created its first program to help women veterans throughout Los Angeles County connect to resources and each other.
Stanley is very active in the community and connected with many nonprofits such as Vet Hunters and community partners that specifically work to house homeless veterans, gain meaningful employment and receive health care. She was most recently elected chair of the Veteran Advisory Commission for Los Angeles County representing Supervisor Hilda Solis and the First District. Stanley is also the co-chair of the newly formed California Women Veterans Leadership Council, whose mission is to elevate the issue faced by female service members and veterans in California.
In 2012, Stanley retired from the U.S. Air Force after 24 years as a personnel specialist. During her last assignment in London, she took the lead role to establish the newest Air Force Base there, working with 25 local tenants and USAF leadership.
Stanley holds a master’s in professional counseling and is currently enrolled in the Master of Business for Veterans (MBV) program at the USC Marshall School of Business.